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Half in love : stories

Author: Maile Meloy
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A debut collection of fifteen short tales includes "Four lean hounds, ca.1976," in which three friends mourn a comrade's death; "Ranch girl," in which a college-bound woman considers her future; and "A stakes horse," in which a woman struggles with racetrack setbacks and her father's cancer.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meloy, Maile.
Half in love.
New York : Scribner, ©2002
(OCoLC)606831461
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maile Meloy
ISBN: 0743216474 9780743216470
OCLC Number: 48144483
Description: 172 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Tome --
Four lean hounds, ca. 1976 --
Native sandstone --
Ranch girl --
Garrison Junction --
Red --
Aqua Boulevard --
The river --
Kite Whistler Aquamarine --
Last of the white slaves --
Thirteen & a half --
Paint --
The ice harvester --
A stakes horse.
Responsibility: Maile Meloy.
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This much-anticipated debut confirms that Maile Meloy is a writer to watch, with 15 stories that combine a distinct voice and a striking wisdom about her characters and the worlds they occupy.  Read more...

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Myla GoldbergMaile Meloy's stories will make writers jealous and readers jubilant. Her knack for characters and situations as diverse as they are genuine is uncanny, unerring and hugely exciting.

 
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